Memory, narrative and hope

Book: In The Language Of Remembering: The Inheritance Of Partition Author: Aanchal Malhotra Publisher: Harpe...

Indelible print

A subject peripheral to pedagogy in India for much of the 20th century, photography has charted its own course...

Far from home

Book: Forgotten Refugees: Two Iraqi Brothers In India Author: Nandita Haksar Publisher: Speaking Tiger Pric...

The gangs of Providence

Book: City On Fire: A Novel Author: Don Winslow Publisher: HarperCollins Price: $28.99 This book holds wit...

Looking into Ayelet Tsabari’s ‘Art of Leaving’

Yemeni-Jewish-Israeli-Canadian writer Ayelet Tsabari who recently released her memoir The Art of Leaving, was ...

Comrade and son

Book: Scorching Love: Letters from Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to his son, Devadas Editor: Gopalkrishna Gandhi...

Books  /  Published 08.07.22

Mother India

The personification of the nation as a woman, mother or goddess can be traced back to the nationalist struggle for independence and found expression in literature, visual culture and performance arts....
By Sohini Chakraborty

Sports  /  Published 05.07.22

Memoir on July 15

Ahead of the 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad, Hachette India on Tuesday announced the expanded paperback edition of five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand's widely acclaimed memoir "Mind M...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 03.07.22

Why language needs to be decolonized

"Words can be like tiny doses of arsenic: They are swallowed unnoticed, appear to have no effect, and then after a little time the toxic reaction sets in after all."  This quote f...
By Deutsche Welle

Books  /  Published 01.07.22

Heart’s tales

Book: Going: Stories of kinship Author: Keki N. Daruwalla Publisher: Speaking Tiger Price: Rs 499 Keki N. Daruwalla’s latest collection of stories, Going, would leave readers with an ac...
By Nandini Bhattacharya

Books  /  Published 01.07.22

Cough, blood, despair

Books: Phantom Plague: How tuberculosis shaped history Author: Vidya Krishnan Publisher: Viking Price: 799 From Thomas Mann’s  The Magic Mountain to Ritwik Ghatak’s ...
By Shaoli Pramanik

Books  /  Published 01.07.22

Verbose reflections

Book: The Commissioner for Lost Causes Author: Arun Shourie Publisher: Viking Price: Rs 999 Arun Shourie’s memoir fills a gap in the prolific writing already available on some of India&rsquo...
By K.P. Nayar

Books  /  Published 01.07.22

Dissolving the margins

Book: In the Margins: On the pleasures of reading and writing Author: Elena Ferrante Publisher: Europa Price: $14.99 Elena Ferrante is the pseudonym of a novelist whose real-life identity, despite...
By Supriya Chaudhuri

Books  /  Published 29.06.22

Mujib’s colleague recalls the country of their dreams

Book: Untranquil Recollections: Nation Building in post-Liberation Bangladesh Author: Rehman Sobhan Publisher: Sage, New Delhi, 2021 Price: Rs 595 It would require a Greek trag...
By Mani Shankar Aiyar

Books  /  Published 28.06.22

Remembering Obasan by Joy Kogawa

Julie Banerjee Mehta is an author of Dance of Life and co-author of the bestselling biography Strongman: The Extraordinary Life of Hun Sen. She has a PhD in English and South Asian Studies from the Un...
By Julie Banerjee Mehta

Books  /  Published 27.06.22

My coming of age with 'Harry Potter'

DW's Shabnam Surita believed she had nothing in common with the boy wizard. But 25 years after J. K. Rowling's first "Harry Potter" book was published, she recalls how their very dif...
By Deutsche Welle


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